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When White Men Can't Do Math: Necessary and Sufficient Factors in Stereotype Threat
Abstract Research on “stereotype threat” (Aronson, Quinn, & Spencer, 1998; Steele, 1997; Steele & Aronson, 1995) suggests that the social stigma of intellectual inferiority borne by certain cultural…
Reducing the Effects of Stereotype Threat on African American College Students by Shaping Theories of Intelligence
Abstract African American college students tend to obtain lower grades than their White counterparts, even when they enter college with equivalent test scores. Past research suggests that negative…
Improving adolescents' standardized test performance: An intervention to reduce the effects of stereotype threat
Why do women opt out? Sense of belonging and women's representation in mathematics.
Interestingly, the message that math ability could be acquired protected women from negative stereotypes, allowing them to maintain a high sense of belonging in math and the intention to pursue math in the future.
“It's ok — Not everyone can be good at math”: Instructors with an entity theory comfort (and demotivate) students
Why do beliefs about intelligence influence learning success? A social cognitive neuroscience model.
- J. Mangels, B. Butterfield, J. Lamb, C. Good, C. Dweck
- PsychologySocial cognitive and affective neuroscience
- 1 September 2006
It is suggested that beliefs can influence learning success through top-down biasing of attention and conceptual processing toward goal-congruent information.
Problems in the pipeline: Stereotype threat and women's achievement in high-level math courses ☆ ☆☆
A particular resiliency to threatening environments
How Environments Can Threaten Academic Performance, Self-Knowledge, and Sense of Belonging